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Dear Friend,

Happy New Year! Kick off 2013 right with great patterns in one of our fan-favorite yarns. It's Homespun Month here at Lion Brand, and we'll be featuring designs in this classic yarn throughout January. Click here to browse all 58 colors, all made in America. 

With Warm Regards,
Your Friends at Lion Brand

In This Issue: January 4, 2013

6 Stylish Afghans in Homespun

Videos: See Homespun in Action

Franklin Habit: Me Me Me

All Colors of Homespun Only $5.99

Crochet Snowflake: Taryn

Video: How to Style a Triangle Shawl; Lola

6 Stylish Afghans in Homespun
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Crochet Sunset Throw
Crochet Sunset Throw
in Homespun
Spiral
                                                    Crocheted Throw
Spiral Crocheted Afghan
in Homespun
Crochet Gentle Waves
                                            Throw
Crochet Gentle Waves Throw
in Homespun
Crochet Mitered Afghan
Crochet Mitered Afghan
in Homespun
Crochet Calm Green
                                              Throw
Crochet Calm Green Throw
in Homespun
Knit 6-Hour Afghan

Knit 6-Hour Afghan
in Homespun
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Videos: See Homespun in Action
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Videos: Homespun Yarn

With its beautiful colors and silky texture, Homespun is one of our most popular yarns. (Re)Discover this customer favorite that's great for prayer shawls, afghans, and accessories! Want to learn more about this American-made classic?

Watch our two videos.

Pattern shown: Splendid Triangle Shawl.

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Franklin Habit: Me Me Me  Send to a Friend Share on Facebook Tweet this
Artwork by Franklin Habit

Popular writer/illustrator/knitter Franklin Habit joins us for his monthly column combining humor with the unique point of view only a yarncrafter possesses.

My grandmother, a mostly sensible woman who nonetheless cultivated a small garden of superstitions, taught me early that to begin a new year with messy closets is to invite three hundred and sixty-five days of calamity. So last week, while 2012 was running out the clock, I was hastily performing the annual ritual of Keep-or-Keep-Not.

An essential part of the ritual is contemplating my meager pile of sweaters and wondering why there aren't more of them. And why most came from a factory. And why most don't fit. And why most of them are, to be blunt, tragically ugly. Keep? Hah. Burn.

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Save 20% Off All Colors of Homespun
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Sale: Homespun Only $5.99. Shop
                                now.
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Crochet Snowflake: Taryn
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Crochet Snowflake: Taryn 

This season, we're featuring 10 designs from the beautiful new book 100 Snowflakes to Crochet by Caitlin Sainio, courtesy of our friends at St. Martin's Griffin.

Named for a Russian term referring to frozen ground, this elegant snowflake is a versatile design that can be used in many different projects.

View the instructions for the Taryn snowflake.

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How to Style a Triangle Shawl

Video: How to Style a Triangle
                                    Shawl

Discover 7 different ways to wear your favorite knit or crochet triangle shawl in this quick video! 

Watch the video.

Lola's New Year's Resolutions

Click for a new Lola comicThe new year is the perfect time to organize your yarn stash or resolve to make that first sweater! See what Lola's resolution is!
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